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Jaguares hand Hurricanes rare home loss

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes, who were without Beauden Barrett, succumbed to their first ever loss to the Jaguares on Friday.     The Jaguares became the first foreign team to beat the Hurricanes in Wellington...

The Jaguares continue to impress in New Zealand

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Jaguares ended their tour to New Zealand on high after they claimed a historic 20-28 victory over the Hurricanes, their first win over the Wellington-based franchise in Super Rugby.   The...

Friday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nic White set to leave Exeter Chiefs and chase World Cup dream with Baxter's blessing   Exter Chiefs' scrumhalf Nic White is one step closer to realising his dream of representing the Wallabies...

"I'll talk about that [playing future in New Zealand] in due course" - Beauden Barrett

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes captain Beauden Barrett is remaining tight-lipped about his playing future after the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   The 27-year-old told reporters in Wellington that his focus at the...

Barrett captains the Hurricanes while the Rebels welcome Haylett-Petty back

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett will captain the Hurricanes for a second time this season against the Rebels at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.   With Dane Coles unavailable and TJ Perenara on the second of his All...

Jordie Barrett stars in Chiefs hammering, Sharks end wait for win in Sydney

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordie Barrett scored two tries and laid on another in an emphatic win for the Hurricanes and the Sharks made a great start to their tour.       Jordie Barrett sparkled on his return...

World Rugby trial sees a 13-man bench used for in the Oceania Under 20 Championship

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new World Rugby trial will see 13-man benches used during New Zealand’s opening match of the Oceania Under 20 Championship against Fiji.   Following a World Rugby consultation, the U20s...

Thursday Morning Round Up

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Cardiff Blues duo pen new deals   Cardiff Blues dou Harri Millard and Garyn Smith have both signed new deals to remaing at the Blues.   Dynamic centre Harri Millard,  who made...

Three All Blacks return for Hurricanes

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes record points scorer Beauden Barrett is among a trio of front line players who will return to the starting line-up for Saturday's New Zealand Super Rugby derby match against the Chiefs in Wellington.     Barrett,...

NZ Rugby announce 2018 financial losses

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby announced a loss of $1.9m for the 2018 financial year at its AGM meeting in Wellington on Wednesday.    Despite the losses, NZ Rugby are still ahead of budget by 44 per cent...